We begin by presenting foundations to utility maximization, by analysing the optimisation problems of price-taking consumers and firms, and by modelling market interactions and the formation of prices in perfectly competitive markets. Then we study models of decision making under uncertainty and game theoretic solution concepts.
models of imperfect competition and information economics.
monopoly, oligopoly, product differentiation, and public goods
imperfect and incomplete information including search, adverse selection, auctions, signalling, screening, and moral hazard.